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25 years of bioplastics degradation testing – A journey

OWS (Organic Waste Systems) is one of the world’s leading experts in biodegradability, compostability and ecotoxicity testing of different types of materials, including bioplastics. The Belgium-based company, with some 80 employees and various laboratories, is housed in a beautifully restored building in the old harbour of Gent. The journey started in 1990 – right around the time when the first bioplastics entered the market.

 

The full article was published in Bioplastics Magazine volume 01/2017 and can be downloaded here.

About OWS

About OWS

OWS is a world leading company in the construction and operation of anaerobic digestion plants, in the biodegradability and compostability testing of products and materials, and in waste management consultancy.